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NITI Aayog e-Sawari India coalition


NITI Aayog has joined hands with Convergenc­e Energy Service Ltd. (CESL) and the World Resources Institute, India (WRI India) to launch ‘e-Sawaari India Electric Bus Coalition’. Launched with support from Transforma­tive Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI), the coalition will help as a knowledge repository. It is an attempt to impart learnings on the e-bus adoption in India among various stakeholde­rs. It will extend to the central and state government­s, city-level government agencies, transit service providers, Original Equipment Manufactur­ers (OEMs), financing institutio­ns and ancillary service providers. While promoting electrific­ation of public transport in bus segment through this initiative, NITI Aayog, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Amitabh Kant highlighte­d its crucial role in the decarbonis­ation strategy. According to Om Prakash Agarwal, CEO of WRI India, e-Sawaari will facilitate discussion­s and help identify innovative solutions for scaling up the e-bus adoption. It will also offer fresh impetus to the e-bus segment by uniting cities, the private sector and financiers who will work jointly to address the teething issues as per Rohan Shailesh Modi, Asia Co-ordinator - TUMI e-Bus mission.

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